Cardiology Question for the Week of April 30, 2018

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Is there a CPT® code for magnetocardiography?

Answer:

For fetal magnetocardiography, look at Category III codes 0475T–0478T.

0475T Recording of fetal magnetic cardiac signal using at least 3 channels; patient recording and storage, data scanning with signal extraction, technical analysis and result, as well as supervision, review, and interpretation of report by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional

0476T patient recording, data scanning, with raw electronic signal transfer of data and storage
0477T signal extraction, technical analysis, and result
0478T review, interpretation, report by physician or other qualified healthcare professional

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